Athletes will have to find another way to get it on while inside the Olympic Village as Tokyo Games organizers announced they are only giving condoms after the event.
Restrictions inside the village: Speaking at a press conference, Takashi Kitajima, the village’s general manager, said the condoms are not to be used inside the village, according to USA Today.
The Japanese government and its partners have started giving away free Sailor Moon-themed condoms.
Japan’s Ministry of Health — in partnership with Labour and Welfare, HIV-awareness organization Act Against AIDS and Okamoto Loverslab, a division of Japanese condom maker Okamoto Condoms — is giving away free condoms as part of its movement to raise awareness about sexually transmitted diseases as well as promote the importance of HIV testing, according to the “Sailor Moon” official website via SoraNews24.
A Filipino mom was checking her son’s wallet when she discovered four condoms and her reaction may have been unconventional from how other parents would react.
In anticipation for the 2020 Olympics, condom makers in Japan are preparing something special for foreign visitors.
Tokyo’s iconic condom store Condomania and local condom manufacturer Okamoto has developed a new line of condoms featuring traditional Japanese ukiyo-e artwork.
Zimbabwe’s health minister claimed that condoms made in China are not large enough for his country’s men.
During an HIV/AIDS prevention conference in the capital Harare last week, Health Minister David Parirenyatwa criticized contraceptives manufactured in China and exported to the People’s Republic.
Athletes looking for hookups while participating in the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea this month will have more than enough free condoms to last them for the duration of the Games.
According to the event’s organizers, a total of 110,000 condoms will be distributed to all the 2,925 participating athletes, the South China Morning Post reports.
As the Chinese New Year approaches, companies have begun distributing the traditional, although not required, bonuses to their employees.
While many businesses prefer paying bonuses in cash (usually a month’s salary in 100 RMB “red notes” placed neatly in the Chinese New Year Red Envelopes), there are a few which choose to give gifts of a different kind.
An unnamed Bangkok-based condom manufacturer plans to sell durian-flavored condoms for fans of the odorous, spiky fruit.
While fruit-flavored condoms have been the norm for decades now, a durian-inspired version may not be exactly for everyone. The durian, which hails from Southeast Asia, is so pungent that it is banned on mass transit in many Asian countries.
The new Chinese economic policy allowing citizens to bear two children is having a positive effect on just about everyone except condom companies.
Many people and companies were thrilled with the new family planning law, but a leading global company that produces rubber and plastic products called Okamoto Industries watched as their shares plummeted 10% since the law was changed, according to the Guardian.